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U.S. Threatened To Fine Yahoo $250K A Day If It Didn't Release User Data

The company says it fought the order in a secret court and lost. Today, that same court finally unsealed documents of a pivotal decision that allowed the U.S. to spy on Internet users.
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Is Amazon's Failed Phone A Cautionary Tale?

While Apple unveils a futuristic new smart watch, Amazon slashes prices on its smartphone for shoppers. Both companies are searching for the innovation sweet spot in mobile.
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Airline Social Media 'Command Centers' Direct Complaint Traffic

Southwest Airlines has joined a growing number of airlines that are hiring social media "first responders" to help with customer relations.
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'Ask The White Guy' About The Hawks

Atlanta Hawks co-owner Bruce Levenson's email about the diversity of the team's fans could end his run in the NBA. But were his comments really out of bounds?
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Weekly Innovation: A Hair Blowout That Comes To You

Yes, you're busy. Now you can get a salon style, without the salon. Following a trend of on-demand everything, there's an app and service for updos and blowouts that come to you.
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Government To Drop Background Check Firm USIS

The Falls Church, Va.-based private contractor conducts most of the government's background checks and was the target of a cyberattack last month that breached thousands of personnel files.
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Your Favorite Sites Will 'Slow Down' Today, For A Cause

Websites including Foursquare, Netflix and WordPress are taking part in Internet Slowdown Day to make a case for unfettered access to the Internet. The slowdown will only be symbolic, not real.
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Google Sets Out To Repair Its Image In Europe

Google is the latest in a string of American technology companies that has run into roadblocks in Europe. Steve Inskeep learns more from Danny Hakim of The New York Times.
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Apple Pay Wants To Be Your Mobile Wallet

At a product event on Tuesday, Apple announced a mobile payment system called Apple Pay. CEO Tim Cook says that Apple Pay will provide a secure way to make transactions using one of Apple's devices.
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Apple Unveils New Payment System, iPhones, Smartwatch

On Tuesday afternoon, Apple CEO Tim Cook unveiled the iPhone 6, a slightly larger iPhone 6 Plus, a mobile payment system and a new smartwatch.

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